"Geez, a lot of flies, huh?" I'd been fighting them since visiting the Salton Sea and now we were surrounded by them at Pappy & Harriet's for dinner.
"It's the horses," Carrie explained.
"Oh thank God," I said, as relief relaxed my face. "Every time I've been on a hike and the flies start swarming around me, I want to scream at them, 'I'm not dead yet!'"